New techniques for performing great sounding bluegrass standards. Includes detailed instructional tips at the beginning of each song. The accompanying CD includes recordings of every song, some with a slower, practice speed and one at performance speed. By the time you work to the end of the book you are playing songs that will challenge advanced players. Songs include: Battle of New Orleans, Cripple Creek, Drunken Sailor, Just a Closer Walk with Thee, Rocky Top, Will the Circle Be Unbroken? and more.